Columns: How Tos, Advice & Lessons for Bass Players
Great artists undergo evolution. They study, create, establish themselves as an artistic force, and then re-envision what their art could be. Esperanza Spalding is one of these artists.
Mark Egan and Danny Gottlieb have been performing for nearly 50 years, and 2020 saw the latest release from the duo. We reached out to Mark to get the track-by-track background on “Electric Blue” from the man himself.
If you’ve been following Travis Huisman’s “Recording Bass” column, you should have a pretty good understanding of how he approaches recording and mixing bass. But what happens when these things don’t pan out? Travis has the answers.
While it’s easy to get caught up in the world of blazing technique (and more), Ryan turns her attention to a genre that typically features acoustic instruments, bluegrass. Check out her latest Bass Player To Know, Mark Schatz.
In his past “Recording Bass” columns, Travis Huisman covered recording deep bass in pop/rock music. He’s been asked how to achieve this in R&B mixes since then. That's the focus of his latest column, with three different scenarios.
Ryan Madora is back with a new "Lightbulb Moment" column. This time around, she’s talking about ear training - and listening for macro vs. micro movement.
Ryan Madora is back with the first “Bass Players to Know” column of 2021. In this edition, she sets her sights on the work of Gerald Veasley.
For this month’s “Recording Bass” column, Travis Huisman dives in to the topic of parallel compression and how to incorporate it into your bass tracks.
Ryan Madora is back with a new “Lightbulb Moment” column. In this edition, Ryan talks about the benefits of playing slow - and even ties in a great food analogy.
Travis Huisman has received emails from readers thanks to his popular “Recording Bass” column. Some have asked about recording the double bass. In this edition, Travis shares some thoughts on recording in both classical and pop/rock settings.
One universally befuddling inquiry is deceivingly simple, “what key are we in?” As easy as it sounds, the key of a song can often be interpreted in different ways. That’s the subject of this “Lightbulb Moment” column.
Getting a gig is the result of connecting the dots. Relationships turn into recommendations, recommendations turn into work, work turns into reputation. No one knows this better than John Miller, our latest Bass Player to Know.